a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE from the Yabloni Mountains to the Lena. about 1500 miles (2415 km) long.
The Aldan Mountains run along parallel to it on the left for 400 miles.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various
Traversing the mountains and reaching the tributaries of the Aldan river, they found their hardships commencing.
Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life Thomas Wallace Knox
Their centre is the river Lena, whereon they extend at least as far southward as the Aldan.
The Natural History of the Varieties of Man Robert Gordon Latham
a river in E Russia in the SE Sakha Republic, rising in the Aldan Mountains and flowing north and west to the Lena River. Length: about 2700 km (1700 miles)
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any of a class of organic compounds containing the group −CHO, which yields acids when oxidized and alcohols when reduced. Historical Examples Geraniol by oxidation goes into the aldehyde, citral, which occurs in lemons, oranges and verbena flowers. Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson Benzoic acid, like the aldehyde, is a natural product which has long […]
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